Case Study - Muskeg River, Canada

The Almex Sectional Vulcanizer was the press of choice based on ultimate portability, and splicing performance. Overland Conveyor System designed and carried out by Canada Conveyor Belt Ltd., belting supplied by Goodyear, Canada.

Sectional model LHK12D 312112 is comprised 12 platen sets covering a platen area of 312" x 112" (7924 mm x 2845 mm) with a splice length of 285" (7256 mm). Operating pressure for this 94" (2400 mm) wide ST7000 belt is 200 psi (14 kg/cm2).

The unique Almex flexible platen, pressure bag and temperature control system provided uniform pressure over the entire splice area giving the strongest splices.